Why It’s Important to Baste Before You Stitch

What is basting? This kind doesn’t involve turkeys. Essentially, basting is kind of like pre-stitching in a way—basting stitches are large stitches sewn in loosely to hold pieces of material together and to give you a guideline for your permanent stitches. When you’re sewing an item—an article…

How to Pick the Right Sewing Machine for Your Needs

There are so many makes and models of sewing machines available—how do you know the differences between them and what would be the best model for your sewing needs? While it may seem that shopping for a sewing machine is akin to shopping for a car, you’re already ahead of the game in that there aren’t…